Neapolitan Mastiff

A fascinating visual look at the maturation process in the Neapolitan Mastiff.
The docking of tails and cropping of ears are all but extinct in certain parts of Europe. Are U.S. breeders feeling the pinch?
Sighthound enthusiast Rhoda Winter Russell explains her unlikely love affair with the Neapolitan Mastiff.
More than a quarter-century after his death, revisiting Mario Querci of Ponzano fame, one of the world's most influential mastinari.
Massimo Inzoli visits the London Museum to find Molosserdom’s Holy Grail.
The Cane Corso and Neapolitan Mastiff fanciers are in a tug-of-war over ancient images, with each arguing they reflect their respective breed.
Columnist Bas Bosch on the most operatic of the Molossers: the Neapolitan Mastiff.
In this brilliant essay, Molosser expert Bas Bosch explains how wrinkling can be a bellwether for hypertype in the Molosser breeds.
Through her evocative photographs, Lorene Cantarella captures the essence of the Neapolitan Mastiff. Here is a gorgeous sampling.

Martha, the world's ugliest dog, gets her shake on at the beach. All photos courtesy Shirley Zindler.
Martha the Neapolitan Mastiff was crowned the world's ugliest dog in 2017. But she's really just your average Neo.